The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had SQL Server Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Developer
Rank 427 341 307
Rank change year-on-year
-86 -34
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 196 293 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.40% 0.59% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.63% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 217 219
Median daily rate £375 £363 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +1.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Median hourly rate £43.57 £48.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.22% +37.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £48.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +37.14%
SQL Server Developer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46810 46709 45359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.91% 94.75% 94.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 30921 29327 28458
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1329 1862 1932
Median hourly rate £17.98 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.83% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.68 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

SQL Server Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured SQL Server Developer in the job title.

SQL Server Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

SQL Server Developer
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server Developer across the England region.

SQL Server Developer Daily Rate Trend in England

SQL Server Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

SQL Server Developer Daily Rate Histogram in England

SQL Server Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Developer across the England region.

SQL Server Developer Hourly Rate Trend in England

SQL Server Developer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -68 81 £450 - 24
South East 0 45 £388 +10.71% 13
Yorkshire -10 18 £350 +11.11% 12
North West -26 18 £325 - 11
South West -15 11 £345 - 4
West Midlands -7 9 £368 +22.50% 2
East Midlands +11 6 £130 -57.72% 4
East of England +3 6 £325 -18.75%
North East -51 2 £353 +8.46%
SQL Server Developer
UK

SQL Server Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, SQL Server Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring SQL Server Developer in the job title.

1 459 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 259 (56.43%) SQL
3 221 (48.15%) .NET
4 201 (43.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 192 (41.83%) C#
6 157 (34.20%) T-SQL
7 150 (32.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 146 (31.81%) Microsoft
9 113 (24.62%) Business Intelligence
9 113 (24.62%) Data Warehouse
10 112 (24.40%) Agile Software Development
11 111 (24.18%) MVC
12 106 (23.09%) ASP.NET
13 100 (21.79%) Finance
14 99 (21.57%) ETL
15 98 (21.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 82 (17.86%) JavaScript
17 74 (16.12%) SQL Server 2008
18 69 (15.03%) ASP.NET MVC
19 68 (14.81%) SQL Server 2012
19 68 (14.81%) MS Excel
20 65 (14.16%) .NET Framework
21 57 (12.42%) Web Services
22 56 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
23 55 (11.98%) Data Modelling
24 52 (11.33%) WCF
25 51 (11.11%) jQuery
26 50 (10.89%) HTML
27 49 (10.68%) Performance Tuning
28 48 (10.46%) Visual Studio

SQL Server Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (3.49%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.40%) IIS
3 4 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (0.87%) CMS
3 4 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (0.87%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.65%) Apache
4 3 (0.65%) Apache Spark
4 3 (0.65%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (0.65%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.44%) Node.js
6 1 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.22%) JBoss
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.22%) SAS
6 1 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 68 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.44%) MS Office
3 2 (0.44%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.22%) MS Project
4 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.31%) RMDS
2 3 (0.65%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.44%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.65%) IaaS
2 3 (0.65%) PaaS
3 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.22%) Force.com
3 1 (0.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.65%) Internet
1 3 (0.65%) Network Security
2 2 (0.44%) HTTP
2 2 (0.44%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.22%) FTP
3 1 (0.22%) Modbus
3 1 (0.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 459 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 201 (43.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 150 (32.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 113 (24.62%) Data Warehouse
5 98 (21.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 74 (16.12%) SQL Server 2008
7 68 (14.81%) SQL Server 2012
8 30 (6.54%) SQL Server 2014
9 25 (5.45%) NoSQL
10 20 (4.36%) Relational Database
10 20 (4.36%) SQL Server 2005
11 18 (3.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 12 (2.61%) QlikView
13 10 (2.18%) Apache Cassandra
13 10 (2.18%) Big Data
14 9 (1.96%) SSDT
15 8 (1.74%) BusinessObjects
15 8 (1.74%) DB2
16 7 (1.53%) Crystal Reports
16 7 (1.53%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 56 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 48 (10.46%) Visual Studio
3 16 (3.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 16 (3.49%) Subversion
4 9 (1.96%) NUnit
5 7 (1.53%) Git (software)
6 6 (1.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (0.87%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.65%) ERwin
8 3 (0.65%) MSTest
9 2 (0.44%) AccuRev
9 2 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.44%) Maven
9 2 (0.44%) MSBuild
9 2 (0.44%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.44%) PeopleTools
10 1 (0.22%) JIRA
10 1 (0.22%) Moq
10 1 (0.22%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.22%) tSQLt
General
1 100 (21.79%) Finance
2 44 (9.59%) Banking
3 19 (4.14%) Front Office
3 19 (4.14%) Investment Banking
4 18 (3.92%) Marketing
5 9 (1.96%) Legal
6 6 (1.31%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.09%) Law
7 5 (1.09%) Retail
8 4 (0.87%) Back Office
9 3 (0.65%) Electronics
9 3 (0.65%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.65%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.44%) Automotive
11 1 (0.22%) Advertising
11 1 (0.22%) Games
11 1 (0.22%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.22%) Local Government
11 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.22%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 221 (48.15%) .NET
2 106 (23.09%) ASP.NET
3 69 (15.03%) ASP.NET MVC
4 65 (14.16%) .NET Framework
5 57 (12.42%) Web Services
6 52 (11.33%) WCF
7 51 (11.11%) jQuery
8 50 (10.89%) HTML
9 44 (9.59%) CSS
10 41 (8.93%) XML
11 34 (7.41%) Entity Framework
12 30 (6.54%) AngularJS
12 30 (6.54%) MDX
13 23 (5.01%) WinForms
14 20 (4.36%) HTML5
14 20 (4.36%) WPF
15 17 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
16 15 (3.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 13 (2.83%) ADO.NET
17 13 (2.83%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 27 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (5.01%) Replication
3 16 (3.49%) N-Tier
4 14 (3.05%) Fixed Income
5 11 (2.40%) Data Extraction
6 10 (2.18%) Management Information System
7 9 (1.96%) Computer Science
8 8 (1.74%) Algorithms
8 8 (1.74%) NHS
9 6 (1.31%) Derivative
9 6 (1.31%) Equities
9 6 (1.31%) Mathematics
10 5 (1.09%) Inversion of Control
10 5 (1.09%) Market Risk
10 5 (1.09%) Reference Data
10 5 (1.09%) User Experience
11 4 (0.87%) Data Conversion
11 4 (0.87%) Data Integration
11 4 (0.87%) Data Structures
11 4 (0.87%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 28 (6.10%) Windows
2 8 (1.74%) Linux
2 8 (1.74%) Unix
3 5 (1.09%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.22%) Android
5 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (24.62%) Business Intelligence
2 112 (24.40%) Agile Software Development
3 111 (24.18%) MVC
4 99 (21.57%) ETL
5 55 (11.98%) Data Modelling
6 49 (10.68%) Performance Tuning
7 37 (8.06%) TDD
8 33 (7.19%) Web Development
9 32 (6.97%) Scrum
9 32 (6.97%) Unit Testing
10 28 (6.10%) Migration
11 23 (5.01%) High Availability
12 20 (4.36%) Kimball Methodology
13 19 (4.14%) Data Migration
14 18 (3.92%) Continuous Integration
15 17 (3.70%) CRM
15 17 (3.70%) ETL Development
16 16 (3.49%) Analytics
17 14 (3.05%) Database Tuning
17 14 (3.05%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 259 (56.43%) SQL
2 192 (41.83%) C#
3 157 (34.20%) T-SQL
4 82 (17.86%) JavaScript
5 29 (6.32%) Java
6 26 (5.66%) VB.NET
7 22 (4.79%) VBA
8 18 (3.92%) C
9 15 (3.27%) C++
10 12 (2.61%) VB
11 10 (2.18%) PL/SQL
11 10 (2.18%) PowerShell
12 8 (1.74%) Ruby
12 8 (1.74%) VBScript
12 8 (1.74%) XAML
13 6 (1.31%) PHP
13 6 (1.31%) Python
14 4 (0.87%) MATLAB
15 3 (0.65%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.44%) VB6
Qualifications
1 27 (5.88%) Degree
2 11 (2.40%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.31%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.65%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.44%) MCSD
7 1 (0.22%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.40%) QA
2 6 (1.31%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.31%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.65%) SLA
4 1 (0.22%) GAAP
4 1 (0.22%) HL7
4 1 (0.22%) Solvency II
System Software
1 9 (1.96%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.22%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (0.65%) SCCM
1 3 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.44%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.22%) DBAmp
3 1 (0.22%) Grafana
3 1 (0.22%) Kibana
3 1 (0.22%) logstash
3 1 (0.22%) StatsD
Vendors
1 146 (31.81%) Microsoft
2 41 (8.93%) Oracle
3 9 (1.96%) Reuters
4 8 (1.74%) Cognos
5 7 (1.53%) Tableau
6 6 (1.31%) ION Trading
6 6 (1.31%) SAP
6 6 (1.31%) TIBCO
7 4 (0.87%) Bloomberg
7 4 (0.87%) DevExpress
7 4 (0.87%) Informatica
7 4 (0.87%) Telerik
7 4 (0.87%) Teradata
8 2 (0.44%) Cerner
8 2 (0.44%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.22%) Infragistics
9 1 (0.22%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.22%) Siemens
9 1 (0.22%) Sybase
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Isle of Wight
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Spring Technology
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + home working
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 14 days ago